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Historical Events In 1609

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Jan 21   On this day in history joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68  

Jan 31   Wisselbank of Amsterdam established in the year 1609.  

Feb 07   In the year 1609 ferdinand I, cardinal/ruler of Toscane, dies  

Feb 10   John Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier on this day in history.  

Feb 18   On this day in history edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67)  

Feb 28   In the year 1609 paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39  

Mar 12   In the year 1609 bermuda becomes an English colony  

Mar 16   In the year 1609 michael Franck, composer  

Mar 18   Frederick III, King of Denmark & Norway (1648-70); absolutist on this day in history.  

Mar 21   On this day in history jan II Kazimierz, cardinal/King of Poland (1648-68)  

Mar 22   John II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68) on this day in history.  

Mar 25   Henry Hudson embarks on an exploration for Dutch East India Co on this day in history.  

Apr 05   On this day in history daimyo (Lord) of the Satsuma Domain in southern Kyūshū, Japan, completes his successful invasion of the Ryūkyū Kingdom in Okinawa.  

Apr 06   On this day in history henry Hudson sails 'Half Moon' up Hudson River to site of Albany; searching for North West Passage for Dutch East India Company.  

Apr 09   Spain & Netherlands sign 12 Year Resistant Pact in the year 1609.  

May 16   Ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands in the year 1609.  

May 20   In the year 1609 shakespeare's Sonnets are first published in London, perhaps illicitly, by the publisher Thomas Thorpe.  

May 23   Official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia takes place on this day in history.  

May 26   Cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried on this day in history.  

Jun 17   On this day in history netherlands, England & France sign 12 year Covenant  

Jun 28   On this day in history samuel de Champlain c1570-1635 sets out to explore Iroquois country, with 11 French and 60 Indians.  

Jul 06   Majesteitsbrief: Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemia freedom of religion in the year 1609.  

Jul 09   Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemian protestants freedom of religion on this day in history.  

Jul 10   Catholic German monarchy forms Catholic League in the year 1609.  

Jul 15   Annibale Carracci, painter, dies on this day in history.  

Jul 20   In the year 1609 emperor Rudolf II grants Silezische protestants freedom of religion  

Jul 20   Federico Zuccari, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at about 69 in the year 1609.  

Jul 27   Heinrich Pape, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 28   On this day in history admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda  

Jul 28   In the year 1609 judith J Leyster, Dutch house painter, baptised  

Aug 07   Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Aug 08   In the year 1609 venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope  

Aug 25   On this day in history galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers  

Aug 25   Galileo demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1609

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Feb 10   In the year 1609 birth of john Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier  

Feb 18   Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 16   On this day in history birth of michael Franck, composer  

Mar 18   Frederick III, King of Denmark & Norway (1648-70); absolutist was born in the year 1609.  

Mar 21   Jan II Kazimierz, cardinal/King of Poland (1648-68) was born in the year 1609.  

Mar 22   John II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68) was born in the year 1609.  

May 16   Ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands was born in the year 1609.  

Jul 27   In the year 1609 birth of heinrich Pape, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1609

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 21   In the year 1609 joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68  

Feb 07   Ferdinand I, cardinal/ruler of Toscane, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (b. 1549) died on this day in history.  

Feb 28   On this day in history paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39  

Mar 25   Olaus Martini, Swedish Archbishop of Uppsala (b. 1557) died on this day in history.  

Apr 04   Charles de L'Ecluse, Flemish botanist (b. 1526) died in the year 1609.  

May 15   On this day in history death of giovanni Croce, Italian composer (b. 1557)  

May 26   Cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried died on this day in history.  

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